MastersCollege

The Master's College

English Major Requirements

  • E211, E212 English Literature I, II (3, 3)
  • E231, E232 American Literature I, II (3, 3)
  • E364 History of the English Language (3)
  • E435 Literary Criticism & Critical Theory (3)
  • E436 Contemporary Critical Theory (3)
  • E491 Senior Thesis and Capstone Portfolio (3)

Also one of the following:

  • E222 World Literature II (3)
  • E221 World Literature I (3)

Also two of the following period courses:

  • E313 Age of Romanticism (3)
  • E314 Victorian Age (3)
  • E416 Modern British Literature (3)
  • E425 Twentieth Century American Literature* (3)

Also one of the following:

  • E332 Advanced Composition (3)
  • E353 Modern English Grammar (3)

Also one of the following:

  • E333 Drama as Literature (3)
  • E334 The Short Story (3)
  • E335 The English Novel (3)
  • E336 Poetry and Poetics (3)

Also the following**:

  • One Lower Division English Elective (3)
  • Three Upper Division English Electives (9)

*Students selecting E425 may waive E232 and substitute a 3u. English elective

**Six of these 12 units may be from the following writing courses
offered in the Department of Communication:
C334, C344, C351, C354, C362, C441

Total units required for the major in English: 51



Minor in English- Course Requirements

A minor in English is offered to students not majoring in English, but who wish to pursue their interest in the English language and in imaginative literature. For a minor in English, the following courses are required:

  • E120 Introduction to Literature (3)
  • Also four courses from the following:
    • E211, 212 English Literature, I, II (3, 3)
    • E221, E222 World Literature I, II (3, 3)
    • E231, 232 American Literature I, II (3, 3)
  • Also three Upper Division Electives (9)


Total units required for the minor in English: 24